A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 152 km WNW of Pangai, Tonga (94 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -175.6599° West, -19.196° South, depth 200.75 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:50:19 / 1:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 200.75 km (125 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ddkv. Unique identifier: us2000ddkv. Global time and date of event 07/03/18 / 2018-03-07 01:50:19 / March 7, 2018 @ 1:50 am UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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